Global Elite Group wins magazine awards

Security and emergency management services company Global Elite Group (GEG) was recently recognized by Government Security News Magazine's 2014 Airport, Seaport, Security Border Security Awards Program.

The company won the Best Security Checkpoint Solutions at Airports and Facility Protection categories, according to a GEG press release.

"As a company that provides security management with integrated technology and best practices to many vertical markets throughout the world, it is wonderful to be recognized," William McGuire, the president and CEO of GEG, said.

GEG was also a finalist in the Best Physical/Logical Privileged Access Solution category.

"The challenges faced daily to protect against natural and manmade forces which can harm or disrupt people and business continues," McGuire said. "GEG prides itself in having a staff comprised of experts in all areas of security and crisis management for whom this award really belongs to."

The panel of judges who determined the awards was made up of homeland security experts, emergency management consultants, directors of national security associations and others.

GEG provides its services to companies around the world and its aviation security programs are used by 35 airlines in the U.S. and abroad. The company is certified by the Transport Security Administration to provide screenings to individuals and groups.